Stories tagged: Mayor
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 6:33 p.m.
Salt Lake City mayor: Investigation found arrest of nurse broke policies
An investigation into the rough arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow a blood draw on an unconscious patient found evidence that police officers violated department policies, the …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Racial politics color New York City’s looming mayoral race
Mayor Bill de Blasio isn’t much of a dancer. But there he was on a recent Sunday morning, bobbing his head and bending his knees ever so slightly, as the …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
Houston residents mark Labor Day sorting through storm ruins
Houston’s mayor insists that America’s fourth-largest city is “open for business,” but with areas under water, people not yet in their homes, and billions in damage to repair, major disasters …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
Emergency declared in New Orleans as flood threat looms
With more rain in the forecast and city water pumps malfunctioning after weekend floods, New Orleans’ mayor is urging residents of some waterlogged neighborhoods to move their vehicles to higher …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Seattle mayor’s accuser alleges defamation, wants $1M-plus
A man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing him decades ago has demanded more than $1 million from the city, saying Murray defamed him.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray: I am not going to resign
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says he is not resigning following claims by four men that he sexually abused them as teenagers.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Accuser of Seattle mayor wants to drop sex abuse lawsuit
A man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing him when he was a teenager has asked a court to dismiss the lawsuit he filed against the mayor.
Sat., June 10, 2017
Froma Harrop: President prompts others to apologize for him
But President Trump has launched his own brand of apology tour. The big difference is that Obama was apologizing for our country. Now the country is apologizing for Trump.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 11:23 a.m.
Farrell resigns from Legislature to focus on mayoral race
Democratic state Rep. Jessyn Farrell is resigning from the Legislature to focus on her run for Seattle mayor.
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray looks at the race without him in it, and a future without a job
Ed Murray isn’t endorsing a candidate in the race to succeed him as mayor of Seattle. But he has some thoughts about what’s become a wide-open contest.
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
Local candidates: On your mark, get set, file
Filing week for candidates seeking many local offices this year starts Monday morning and ends Friday afternoon.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan in Seattle mayor’s race
Jenny Durkan, the former U.S. attorney for Western Washington, is running for Seattle mayor.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Seattle mayor drops re-election bid after sex abuse claims
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Tuesday dropped his re-election bid for a second term after four men claimed he sexually abused them when they were teenagers, claims vehemently denied by …
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Former mayor David Rodgers remembered as the man who inspired Riverfront Park
Former Spokane Mayor David Rodgers was remembered Saturday as a man with a fondness for his morning bowl of Wheaties, tennis and time with his family at his lake cabin.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Judge sanctions lawyer of man who accused mayor of sex abuse
A judge on Thursday sanctioned the lawyer for the man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually molesting him when he was a teenager for “flagrant” violations of ethical …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Fourth man accuses Seattle mayor of sex abuse
A fourth man is accusing Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of paying him for sex when the man was a teenager.
Tue., May 2, 2017, 3:48 p.m.
Portland mayor condemns violent May Day protest
The mayor of Portland on Tuesday condemned the actions of protesters after more than two dozen people were arrested a day earlier during a May Day march that turned violent.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Urban planner Cary Moon enters Seattle mayor’s race
Urban planner Cary Moon, a founder of the People’s Waterfront Coalition and an opponent of the Highway 99 tunnel under downtown Seattle, declared her candidacy Wednesday for mayor.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
David Rodgers, mayor who ‘taught Spokane to dream big,’ dies at 93
Former Spokane Mayor David Rodgers, the father of modern Spokane who presided over the city during a time of economic expansion, died Tuesday at the age of 93.
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Mike McGinn, former Seattle mayor, to run again
Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn will try to get his old job back. McGinn on Monday announced he would challenge incumbent Ed Murray, who defeated McGinn in 2013.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
Accuser’s lawyer wants to depose Seattle mayor on May 2
The lawyer for a man suing Seattle’s mayor for alleged sexual abuse over several years in the 1980s has filed a court notice to have him deposed next month.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Attorney: Sex abuse case against mayor disproven after exam
A lawyer representing the mayor of Seattle in a sexual abuse lawsuit says the case should be dropped because a medical exam refutes the alleged victim’s claims of a mole …
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Former Downtown Spokane Partnership president files for mayor’s race in 2019
Michael Tedesco, a 38-year-old Spokane native, has filed to run when Mayor David Condon is termed out of City Hall in 2019. Tedesco called for a more collaborative relationship between …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Washington governor, AG meet traveler affected by ban
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson welcomed a passenger at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport who had been blocked by President Donald Trump’s immigration travel ban.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Missoula’s mayor reveals treatment for alcoholism
Missoula Mayor John Engen says he has been absent from his job for the past month because he was in a treatment program for alcoholism.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 1:29 p.m.
Portland mayor cancels march he was to lead
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has called off an anti-hate march he was planning to lead after hearing that a counter-protest was planned.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 4:25 p.m.
Mayor in West Virginia resigns after racist Michelle Obama post
A West Virginia mayor resigned Tuesday following a backlash after she posted a response to a racist comment about first lady Michelle Obama on Facebook.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
Portland mayor places police chief on paid leave
The Portland mayor has placed Portland police Chief Larry O’Dea on paid administrative leave after information emerged that the chief may have misled an investigator about his involvement in an …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 10:40 a.m.
London’s new mayor says he’ll be voice of city, not just Muslims
In the 100 hours since he became London’s first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan has tussled with Donald Trump, forged a bond with his Paris counterpart, visited a Holocaust memorial and …
Sun., March 13, 2016
Gary Crooks: Want to elect police chief?
Would you rather keep the current way of hiring a police chief, or would you rather the position be subject to direct election?